Protect Against a Privacy Breach
If you are concerned that your personal information may have been compromised, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has published some helpful tips.
Steps to Protect Against a Privacy Breach:
- Change your passwords immediately
- Review your bank account and credit card statements on a regular basis to make sure they are accurate and contain no unauthorized transactions
- Report any unauthorized transactions immediately to your financial institution
- Order and review your credit report immediately. If there are accounts that you don’t recognize, it could mean that someone is using your identity to apply for a credit card, line of credit, mortgage or other loan